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clock-o2 days (Approx.)
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commentOffered in: English and 6 more

Overview

Join a hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour by double-decker bus to discover the highlights of Sydney and Bondi Beach. Enjoy unobstructed views and recorded onboard commentary as you travel between 34 stops, including top destinations like Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House, Darling Harbour and Bondi Beach. Go in-depth at any given place by simply hopping off the bus to explore. You can experience Sydney and Bondi's most noteworthy attractions at your own pace with your choice of ticket, valid for either 24 or 48 hours.
  • Big Bus hop-on hop-off bus tour of Sydney and Bondi Beach
  • Enjoy great views of Sydney's highlights from the open-top, double-decker bus
  • Visit the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House among 34 convenient stops
  • Dip your toes in the waters at Bondi Beach
  • Learn about Sydney's sights and history from onboard pre-recorded commentary
  • Sightsee at your own pace with your ticket that is valid for 24 or 48 hours

Why Travelers Choose This Tour

Spend one or two days riding the double-decker buses to all of Sydney's top sights or one day on the beach. Or why not do both? Explore the city at your own pace, take a walk along the magnificent coastline at Bondi Beach or hop off at the Sydney Fish Market to grab some fish and chips.
The warm and mild year-round climate in Sydney and Bondi makes the open-air double-decker bus tour an ideal sightseeing option. Travel between numerous Sydney highlights, including the historic Rocks district, Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney’s CBD (Central Business District). Bondi Beach is a suburb with a popular beach located just 4 miles (7km) east of Sydney’s city center. Enjoy the spacious beach and warm sea, or check out the cafes, restaurants and shops around town, many with fantastic ocean views.

Hop off the the bus to browse the stores in modern shopping areas or admire local institutions like the bustling Sydney Fish Market. Stretch your legs as you stroll around the Royal Botanic Gardens or take tree-shaded paths through Hyde Park. The choice of activities is yours!

Hop aboard the open-top, double-decker bus at any of the 34 stops around the city. Enjoy pre-recorded commentary in your choice of eight languages as you sit back and relax on the full ride, which takes about 90 minutes. Hop off the bus to explore any given destination at your own pace.

The Sydney and Bondi tours connect at Cook and Phillip Park, 100 William Street or Central Station stop. The bus departs every 15–20 minutes from each stop on the city route, or every 30 minutes on the Bondi route, and tickets are valid for 24 or 48 hours from first use. Please check the current schedule for operating hours; the bus does not operate 24 hours per day. Families can save with the Family Pass, which is valid for 2 adults and 2 children.

Below is a partial list of stops on the Sydney and Bondi hop-on hop-off tour (find the full list on the Schedule tab).

Highlights:
  • Sydney Opera House
  • Sydney Harbor Bridge
  • Darling Harbour
  • Circular Quay
  • Royal Botanic Gardens
  • Sydney SEA LIFE Aquarium
  • The Rocks
  • Woolloomooloo
  • Bondi Beach

Itinerary

Main Stops: Central Station or Circular Quay
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Board the bus at any of the following stops:
Sydney Route
Stop 1 Circular Quay (Corner of Alfred and George Streets)
Stop 2 Sydney Tower / Westfield Sydney
Stop 3 Cook and Phillip Park / Australian Museum
Stop 4 William Street
Stop 5 Kings Cross
Stop 6 El Almein Fountain
Stop 7 Woolloomooloo
Stop 8  Sydney Opera House
Stop 9 Botanic Gardens
Stop 10 State Library
Stop 11 Hyde Park North
Stop 12 Central Station
Stop 13 Power House Museum
Stop 14 Sydney Fish Markets
Stop 15 The Star
Stop 16 Maritime Museum
Stop 17 International Convention Centre (ICC)
Stop 18 Chinese Gardens / Chinatown
Stop 19 SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium
Stop 20 King Street Wharf
Stop 21 Barangaroo
Stop 22 Sydney Harbour Bridge
Stop 23 The Rocks
Stop 1 Circular Quay (Corner of Alfred and George Streets)
Bondi Tour
Stop 24 Central Station
Stop 25 Town Hall (Stop temporarily closed)
Stop 26 Australian Museum
Stop 27 100 William Street
Stop 28 Paddington Town Hall
Stop 29 Centennial Parklands
Stop 30 Bondi Beach
Stop 31 North Bondi
Stop 32 Rose Bay
Stop 33 Double Bay
Stop 24 Central Station

Reviews

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r
, Oct 2018

Bus was convenient although a bit packed. We used it only twice to get to two destinations. If you don't really plan on stopping at many locations for a bit of time, this is likely perfect. However, if you plan on spending several hours at a location, it is a bit of a waste as the bus only runs from 8:30am - 7:30pm. If you plan on spending 3-5 hours in one area, it will get you to your next destination. However, the bus has it's last pick up around 6-6:30pm at many of the locations and unless you are lodging close to the final stop, it will be of no use. However, if you have a full day or half day to just ride and see things, this is probably for you. I wish that it would have longer hours to cover later times into the night which would be awesome.

P
, Oct 2018

A convenient and inexpensive way to get around Sydney. I glad we purchased this.

R
, Jul 2018

Great tour.

J
, Jul 2018

Great way to see the city!!! I highly recommend this Lots of stops and really a perfect option to see the city.

a
, Jul 2018

ENJOYED EVERY MINUTE OF IT !!! went to Bondi beach - which was gorgeous !!!

d
, Jun 2018

Great way to see the city, especially for first-time visitors. Great guide!

R
, May 2018

The bus was so crowded people were standing in the aisle which made it very difficult to see the sights. I got the last available seat which was facing backwards, so what little I could see, was of no value. The audio system was unusable because the sound quality was terrible.

When we finally got to Bondi Beach which was lovely, we opted to uber back to our hotel which was much more convenient, efficient and had unobstructed views.

V
, May 2018

Very good city tours. You could enjoy Sydney as well as Bondi beach also

D
, Apr 2018

Really worth trying!

r
, Apr 2018

Good Tour. The quality and volume of the audio on the busses varies form bus to bus. A digital upgrade to the audio system would greatly improve the audio and make things much more understandable. Great views of all the major sites in the city. The drivers are a great bunch. If you book more than one person be sure to get individual vouchers printed. For some reason I had a voucher that only showed one person and since I did not have two vouchers I had to pay for one on the spot which was about 20 more than I prepaid on line. There are a lot of locations where to pick up the tour. You do not need to pick up the tour at the beginning. There are two routes, Red and Blue, and they over lap on a few stops. Jumping from one route to the other is not a big problem, Just make sure you are on the right route where you got on if you want to end you tour in the same location.


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